You don’t mind being alone, or correction, you actually prefer being alone to being in the company of others. Oftentimes, people mistake you for being anti-social, awkward, or even possibly being weird. Does this sound like you?
If it does, you are likely a lone wolf. And while the majority of people may find your preference a bit strange, you are anything but strange, or if you are strange, it isn’t a bad thing. In fact, people who prefer being alone are actually oftentimes more creative, and perhaps even more intelligent. If you think you are a lone wolf personality, then keep reading.
1. While most people prefer a big night out, your idea of a good time is a night in.
Do you find yourself making a point to spend time alone, and at home? If so, you are likely a lone wolf. While most people get their kicks at the newest club, the movies, or in a group setting, you are spending time at home watching your favorite show, reading a book, or creating art.
2. You make plans, but often break them at the last minute.
It’s not that you don’t like people, or even going out (on rare occasions), it’s just that spending time alone allows you to relax, and when you are in your own element, you are not only happier, but more productive.
3. Finding a date at a bar sounds atrocious to you.
In modern times, many people have moved to finding dates or joining the world of singles online, and this doesn’t bother you a bit. While your more social friends and acquaintances venture out to the local bars, you’d much rather find a date online.
4. You don’t mind eating out by yourself.
Most would scoff at the idea, and some may even give you glances as you sit down alone at the eatery on a Saturday afternoon, but you don’t mind it one bit. In fact, you prefer eating alone to eating with a group of people.
5. You are extremely self-aware.
Self-awareness is extremely difficult to achieve, but lone wolf personalities are very aware of what is going on within. From emotional states, to their physical well-being, those who are aware of themselves are often more likely to know about a change taking place in their bodies.
6. Small talk annoys you.
Small talk is often common place in social settings, and while you know it’s typical, you don’t particularly care for it.
7. Your favorite points of discussion are weird to other people.
Your favorite hobbies, interests and talking points are completely alien to other people. And try as you might to care about how weird you are to others, you just can’t muster the strength to mind.
8. Group projects make you nervous.
Alone time, and individual projects, are where you flourish. However, when work or school requires you to take part in a group activity or on a team, you become excessively nervous, and worry how you will ever be able to take part in the project.
9. When friends cancel plans, you get excited.
Most people would be mad when someone cancels on them, but you delight in the time alone. In fact, being alone is preferable to you, over spending time in a group setting.
10. You try to find ways to do everything remotely.
Paying bills on the computer, yes please. Grocery delivery? Don’t mind if I do. If you can find a way to do it remotely, you will.